Sat.Aug 22, 2015 - Fri.Aug 28, 2015

9 Public Speaking Tips for Your Next Business Presentation

HR Bartender

I feel very fortunate that I learned about public speaking early in life. One of my first jobs was being a tour guide at an aquatic marine life theme park who has an Orcinus orca as their mascot. (I’ll I’ll let you guess which one!) While I didn’t realize it at the time, the experience was priceless.

The Psychology of Making Bad Decisions at Work

ClearCompany HRM

Employees make mistakes all the time. Whether it’s a failure to document something, CCing the wrong person in an email thread, or any of the several other legal mistakes that can cost your company; employees always seem to be between one mistake and the next. But how do these mistakes happen?

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How to Build an HR Analytics Team [Infographic]

Cornerstone On Demand

In the age of Big Data, business leaders and HR professionals are still learning to combine age-old intuition with analytics when it comes to making workforce decisions.

4 Reasons Why Cloud-Based Recruitment Software is the Best Way to Hire


Guest post by Saxons Group. The next generation in recruitment software promises to make life easier for human resources staff and professional recruiters, while also presenting a distinct advantage. Visit site for full story. Uncategorized TriNet Hire

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting

HR Bartender

( Editor ’s Note: Today’s post is an excerpt from my book, “ Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers.” The book is available on Amazon in hard copy and Kindle , in the iTunes store, and directly from the publisher.”. Yes, it’s true. The meeting after the meeting does exist.

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How to Meet the Needs of HR Customers (All 6 Types of Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Here's a telling question: Do you believe HR is more than just a cost center? In order to transform HR into a strategic arm of an organization, executives and HR leaders alike need to see talent management as part of the business strategy, not just an overhead department.

The New Recruiting Metric: First Year Retention


As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – Conference Travel Edition

HR Bartender

Bartender and I just returned from our annual strategy session. Every year we take a little time off during the summer to plan for the next twelve months. We talk about our company, ITM Group , the blog and goals.

How Integrating Video Interview the Right Way Can Transform Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

3 Steps to Launching a Mobile Learning Program

Cornerstone On Demand

Attention, HR leaders: Going mobile no longer puts your company ahead of the curve.

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Midsize Business Owners – EEO-1 Compliance is a MUST! Here’s Why


This article is the second in a three-part series on the EEO-1 Report and EEOC Compliance The EEO-1 Report is serious business for companies who are required to file by the Equal Employment. Visit site for full story. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEO-1 Report

Working Out Your Final Notice – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve written about notice periods and final paychecks before on HR Bartender. You can find those posts here , here and here. Today’s reader question puts the two of them together in an interesting twist.

Infographic Thursday: The Evolution in Career Management

Something Different

…Taking a break from benefits/rewards today to share the below infographic highlighting the differences between career progression in the past and career progression today. Do you agree with the assessment? As always, if you like what you see then follow Right Management on Twitter here.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

How Farmers Insurance Provides Effective Learning for a Dispersed Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Managing a learning program for a dispersed workforce carries unique challenges—with employees across different schedules and devices, fostering collaboration and ensuring accountability is difficult. General content is too vague, and highly individualized programs are tough to scale.

Do Your Leaders Coach?

All Things Workplace

That isn't a "gotcha" question. It's simply a direct one. Regardless of the job title, if we're responsible for how other people perform then we're responsible for how they learn to perform even better.

Guest Blog: Before You Hit ‘Send': 5 Tips for Mindful Communication


Hasty communication can break relationships and ruin careers. Too often we write an email or send a text without double-checking the content or being mindful of the tone of the message. We have no idea how that message will get interpreted.

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Most Expensive Cities For Expatriates

Something Different

<> Check out the below video from Mercer , which highlights the most expensive expatriate cities in the world.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

WorkHuman Wednesday: 4 Reasons You Should Nap on the Job


by Lynette Silva. Image Credit: Recognize This!—Napping Napping during the workday makes employees more alert, innovative, and happy—making your company more profitable.

5 Media Tricks That Build Culture Through Learning

Grovo HR

More media outlets exist today than ever before. A generation ago, most people got their current events from relatively few sources: periodicals, broadcast news, and, quite literally, the water cooler.

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In Search of Happiness at Work


Did you know that Scandinavians actually have a word for happiness at work? In Danish, the word is arbejdsglaede —pronounced ah-bites-gleh-the.

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A Few Thoughts on Utilizing Lump Sum Windows as a Pension Risk Management Strategy

Something Different

<> …So this evening I read another great white paper from Aon Hewitt on retiree lump sum windows.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

18 Popular Articles for Strategic HR Pros: Your Back-to-Work Reading List


Amazon’s alleged “bruising workplace.” Walmart’s boost to its minimum wage. Google’s focus on diversity. HR topics like workplace culture, compensation, and diversity often go viral. But what about less “Hollywood” topics that are keeping HR and business leaders up at night?

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At What Age Are Millennials Ready to Lead?

The People Equation

m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s Emerging Workforce® Study (EWS). All opinions are mine. When are employees ready to step into leadership roles?

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SELECTING MANAGERS: What's The Right Mix of Functional Area Expert vs. Ability to Deal With People?

The HR Capitalist

It's the classic Catch 22. We know we shouldn't simply make the best widget maker the best widget maker manager, but. We have nothing else to base on decisions on who gets promoted to manager other than. Functional Area Expertise.

A Few Thoughts on 401(k) Employer Matches

Something Different

<> …Okay, so you may recall that last week I wrote a post about how employers could give employees a huge leg up on retirement savings by tweaking their plan rules to allow them to put after-tax monies into their 401(k).

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.